'''Blitzen Trapper''' is a Portland, Oregon
-based experimental country music|country
/Rock and roll|rock
band associated with Sub Pop Records
[Solarski, M. (2007). [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/news/44202-blitzen-trapper-step-into-the-sub-pop-stable Blitzen Trapper Step Into the Sub Pop Stable] ''Pitchforkmedia.com''. Retrieved August 8, 2007.] Vagrant Records
Formed in 2000, the band currently operates as a quintet
, with Eric Earley (guitar/harmonica/vocals/keyboard), Erik Menteer (guitar/keyboard), Brian Adrian Koch (drums/vocals/harmonica), Michael Van Pelt (bass), and Marty Marquis (guitar/keyboards/vocals/melodica).
[Hopkin, K. [ Blitzen Trapper - Biography]. ''AllMusic Guide''. Retrieved August 8, 2007.]
Blitzen Trapper self-released its first three albums. "Wild Mountain Nation" was No. 98 on ''Rolling Stone
''s list of the 100 Best...